Araklast Investigations

Inspired by a private investigator whose father is a spice merchant, and whose office went up in smoke, this cocktail brings together the coffee and bourbon which are staples of a long investigative stake-out with spice and a hint of smoke.

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 1.50 oz Mr Black Coffee Liqueur
 1 oz Bourbon Whiskey(Larceny)
 0.25 oz Chai Syrup
 2 dashes Orange Bitters
1

Add all ingredients to a stirring glass

2

Add ice to the glass and stir until well-chilled

3

Prepare a clove-smoked rocks glass. (An easy method is to light several whole cloves on a fire-safe surface and set the glass upside down over the cloves to capture the smoke.)

4

Strain the chilled cocktail mixture into your prepared rocks glass over a single large piece of ice

5

Garnish with a dehydrated orange slice or a fresh orange twist

Ingredients

 1.50 oz Mr Black Coffee Liqueur
 1 oz Bourbon Whiskey(Larceny)
 0.25 oz Chai Syrup
 2 dashes Orange Bitters

Directions

1

Add all ingredients to a stirring glass

2

Add ice to the glass and stir until well-chilled

3

Prepare a clove-smoked rocks glass. (An easy method is to light several whole cloves on a fire-safe surface and set the glass upside down over the cloves to capture the smoke.)

4

Strain the chilled cocktail mixture into your prepared rocks glass over a single large piece of ice

5

Garnish with a dehydrated orange slice or a fresh orange twist

Araklast Investigations

3 Comments

  1. I am a huge fan of both Mr. Black and a quality bourbon, this seems to be a delicious and super creative work of art! How does one go about making chai syrup?

    1. There are several methods. The one I find easiest: Bring 4 c. water to a boil, add 4 Tblsp chai tea blend of choice, cover with lid and remove from heat. Allow to sit and steep for 10-20 minutes. Strain well, add 4 c. sugar. Return to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Allow to chill, bottle & store in fridge.

  2. Delicious! Great job. I had made of batch of chai syrup by coincidence and ran across this recipe. Tried it, loved it, and I will be making it again. 🙂

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